"I'm thankful that I have lived long enough to become a legend, and I hope I deserve it."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."Ralph Stanley on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."Ralph Stanley on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."Ralph Stanley on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."Ralph Stanley on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."Ralph Stanley on Alan Cohen
"I've done it all. I'm thankful and proud of what I've accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it."